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delaware, delaware bay, something like that. maybe atlantic city right in there. we'll be in close enough proximity that we'll be unfortunately dealing with some extremely heavy rain and the wind around here for the next 24 hours or so. there is the path and again, look where it is tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m. with 70-mile per hour winds. northeast maryland, right up near philadelphia, that is extremely close to us and i'm afraid that parts of our region just off to the north and east are going to be deal with the hurricane wind later this afternoon and during the overnight tonight into early tomorrow. so again, if you haven't prepared your house, you're in the ready for it, you got loose items outside, lawn furniture, that kind of thing, deal with it now. it will be slamming around, perhaps into the sliding glass windows, later today. futurecast, there you go at 4:00. notice what is happening during the course of the day. futurecast wants to give us some snow. i don't think we'll see any of that around here. out to the west, they do have a blizzard warning for west virginia. they could
declared in eight different states and in new york city, transportation officials are worried about seawater flooding some subways. >> we saw the picture earlier too. it shows how hard it hit up there. we got a significant hit as well. >> we'll have to wait until morning to see some of the damage. there was serious flooding last night. things are winding down. that is the good news. we are not done way few of the threats. one of those will be somed intoing here over the next several hours. we continue to see the rainfall. the rivers are starting to crest in some places. we have a fled warning through much of the area here through about 11:00 this morning. there is your live look at your radar. we've still got rain falling across the area. just to the south now and east of washington as you get down towards oxon hill to the south side of the beltway there working down to virginia. -- we have a flood warning through much of the area here through about 11:00 this morning. this is all pinwheeling around what is left of sandy which is just to our north. it is up near harrisburg, pennsylv
like we've got one shower south and west of the city, well south and west of the city. we'll see a few leftover showers here early and mostly cloudy skies and a little afternoon sun with highs in the mid-50s. much quieter weather pattern after the last couple of days. lots of new maps coming up in just a few minutes. back to you. >> thank you. >>> there is historic devastation left behind from sandy. almost 50 people are dead. new york city sub wades are going to be closed for days and snow is blanketing west virginia. today, president obama will tour the damaged areas with the governor of new jersey. >> and in our area, more than 200,000 people are still without power in northern virginia, maryland and d.c. bg & e reporting the most outages, nearly 150,000. along the potomac river, fear of more needing continues as high tide is expected in alexandria later this morning. traveling around the country and overseas is a little bit harder in the wake of the superstorm. >> especially complicated on the eastern seaboard right now. fox's william la jeunesse takes a look at when people can exp
in the city. and kids headed to the bus stop, that kind of thing, probably the jacket needs to return. my suggestion is enjoy today and tomorrow because we have much cooler air on the way for the end of the weekend. details coming up in just a minute. back to you. >> thank you. >>> our top stories this morning begin with a health alert. thirty-five cases of meningitis have now been reported across the country. five people have died including one in maryland and one in virginia. doctors say awful those infected received steroid injections for back pain. this form of meningitis is not contagious. >>> president obama is returning to the battleground state of virginia this morning. he is due to speak at george mason university. he then heads to another university in ohio. mr.obama will speak at cleveland state university this afternoon. >>> in northwest d.c., four people including one firefighter are recovering after a fire on k street. one person had to jump from a window and is in serious condition. the injured firefighter is expected to be okay. no word on what caused last night's fire. >>
of the city. the findings should be released today and they should be able to tell police whether human remains are present. the teamsters boss disappeared almost 40 years ago and his fate remains a mystery. >>> occupy protesters are expected to continue today with a veterans march planned at noon at freedom plaza. this week marks the one-year anniversary since the group began protests here in d.c. they want to bring new attention to the same issues that made them begin the movement in the first place last year. >>> president barack obama is still at a desert resort huddling with advisors as he gets ready for tomorrow's first debate with republican mitt romney. romney made a campaign appear snow is in denver and told the crowd he would honor temporary work permits for young illegal immigrants because of an executive order signed by the president. >>> call day lose-win. the phillies beat the nationals 2-0 last night but the second place braves also lost which clinches the nationals' first nl east divisional title. the team brought the celebration on to the field to share it with the fans
bomber drove a motorcycle full of explosives into police headquarters. it happened in the eastern city of khost. four police officers were killed in the blast and three other people. this is latest attack as the u.s. marks 2,000 soldiers killed in afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001. on saturday, a soldier was shot and killed during a gun fight with afghan soldiers. >>> three were killed, four others hurt in a drone strike in pakistan. it happened in the town of mir ali in waziristan. that region is known for hiding several several terrorist groups. >>> shortly after 10:00 last night, a call for shots fired near new york avenue and north capitol street. when they arrived, they found a woman shot in the arm and a man shot in the leg. both were alert and breathing. they were taken to a nearby hospital and expected to be okay. no word on if the shooter has been identified. >>> today a controversial coal fired power plant in alexandria will close. the gen on plant on north 49th street. gen on will get back $32 million that the city held in escrow to use for environmental control
game and tomorrow morning, i've got a freeze watch for much of the area here north and west of the city. today, sunny, bright, temperatures a little warmer than yesterday. mid-60s up ahead of that front. more details on the weather coming up in just a minute. let's get back to those top stories. >> last night's vice presidential debate tops our stories this morning. congressman paul ryan and vice president joe biden sparred over taxes, medicare and foreign policy. >> if we are hit by terrorists, we are going to call it for what it is, a terrorist attack. our ambassador in paris has a marine detachment guarding him. shouldn't we have a marine detachment guarding our ambassador in benghazi, a place where we knew there was an al- qaeda cell with arms? >> we weren't told they wanted more security. we did not know they wanted more security. and by the way, at the time, we were told exactly -- we said exactly what the intelligence community told us that they knew. >> the next debate between president obama and governor romney is next tuesday night. >>> a huge day for d.c. sports fans and they
. >>> another shake-up in the d.c. tax office. the city's chief tax appraiser has resigned. tony george stepped down monday. this comes after questions were raised about settlements that lowered the proposed assessments of hundreds of commercial properties by more than $2 billion. the reduced tax assessments were first reported by the "washington post." the city says the settlements were necessary to avoid litigation. >>> the d.c. council will begin to consider a change to those controversial speed cameras. today, councilmember tommy wells will formally introduce legislation that will reduce the amount of the camera fine. right now, speed camera tickets can be as much as $250. if you don't pay within $30, that fine doubles. >> there needs to be a fine for speeding because it is dangerous. if we create certainty that you'll be caught, we reduce this. traffic fatalities have gone down. we know they work but there is no correlation to how high the fines are for speeding. >> reporter: red light camera fines won't change but councilman wells hopes this move will help eliminate the suspicion that cam
yesterday. could d.c. be the next city to crack down on oversized sugary drinks? >> we'll hear from the councilmember who is pushing the plan. but first, let's talk to tucker barnes. >> we've got some clouds moving through but some mild temperatures to start your day. we are 60 here in town. i'll have all the details on your warm wednesday. it is wednesday, right? >> yes. >> all right. i feel better. julie wright has your traffic coming up after the break. q get irresistibly clean and fresh carpets in your home with resolve deep clean powder. the moist powder removes three times more dirt than vacuuming alone while neutralizing odors for a clean you can see, smell and really enjoy. don't just vacuum clean. resolve clean. we were told to build a 3030-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all j
of kansas city, some good thunderstorm activity and a cold front. this area will dominate the weather across the eastern half of the country for the next couple of days. we are falling back into the 40s. we are just 51 right now in washington. later this afternoon, our temperatures will top out in the low 70s schs even a few degrees warmer than yesterday. -- which is even a few degrees warmer than yesterday. back to you. >> thank you. >>> our top stories now, a deadly shooting at a wisconsin spa leaves three people dead and four others injured. the gunman is among the dead. police say the man opened fire inside the spa late yesterday morning and police believe the motive had to do with a domestic dispute between the shooter and his estranged wife would worked there. >>> two weeks before election day and early voting is starting in the district this morning. in seven states, voters are casting ballots today. at least one-third of voters are expected to cast their ballots before election day. >>> it is the final presidential debate tonight between president barack obama and governor mitt romne
against syria. >>> a new york city gym teacher is suing the city after he says a six-year-old student beat him up. here is the deal though. the gym teacher is a former college football player who weighs 220 pounds. his alleged attacker is a 50- pound first grader. the teacher says the boy physically assaulted him in the hallway back in april. he says the kid fractured his ankle and injured his knee and forced him to need therapy for stress. >> he was very strong, kicking me like using the heel of his feet to kick me in my legs. so he also bit me several times because, like i said, i wasn't trying to hold his hand too tight, i didn't want to make bruises. >> the gym teacher is suing for physical and emotional damage. the boy's parents call these claims ridiculous. >> that kid must have some serious fighting skills. >> it could be rough in those skills sometimes. >> it can be. >> you never know. >>> coming up, some big cuts coming to the university of the district of columbia that will likely mean layoffs and that's not all. >> up next, we'll get a full report on that. first, a full report f
to report continuing out of the dale city up toward the capital play. 395 looks good leaving the 14th street bridge. the trip inbound along 270, headed out to about falls road, wipes are were working. once that came south of road headed out towards the beltway, not a raindrop in sight. right now, the beltway is open between college park and bethesda with no incidents to report. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you. >>> making headlines this morning, the search continues for two men from our area missing in a national park in montana. rescuers are searching for 32- year-old neil peckins of virginia and another man. the search has been slowed by snow and rain. no one knows how well prepared they were for the weather or the terrain. >>> today, the trial begins for two police officers accused of assaulting a university of maryland student. they are accused ever assaulting john mckenna as students celebrate the basketball team's win over duke. >>> also from college park, police have arrested a suspect in connection to the robberies of university of marveled studen
area on tuesday. new york city's mayor says no reason to panic. >> we have opened the office emergency management situation room already and the nyc coastal storm plan was activated morning. >> reporter: officials in the northeast preparing for the storm and relying on less sops learned from last year's hurricane irene. >> you saw in irene, we didn't move a lot of people out of the seniors homes and hospitals and if necessary, we are prepared to do the same thing. >> reporter: hurricane sandy has already ripped through jamaica and cuba and now it is in the bahamas. heavy rain and strong winds damaging many homes, knocking down power lines and uprooting trees. the cuban government says more than 50,000 people evacuated before the storm made landfall. sandy also forcing officials to postpone terror-related hearings at guantanamo bay. although no deaths have been reported in could you be arc the storm did kill at least four people elsewhere in the caribbean. phil keating, fox news. >>> a prim county jury find a former fbi agent guilty on all charged for killing a tamer while driving drunk
are telling us that when people come to the district it becomes the wild, wild west, it becomes dodge city and they lose their bearings, they lose their minds, they lose their manners and drive like bats out of hell? i don't think so. >> i think it is a money- raising activity. >> something is rotten in the district of columbia. >> reporter: d.c. police say traffic fatalities have been cut in half since speed cameras were installed in 2001. >> when you look at the big picture, we should all slow down. >> reporter: he says and get the message especially about 295. >> wake up. you are not on the interstate. >> reporter: four of the top 10 money-making cameras are on 295. >> it's three-lane highway. it looks like an interstate. they drive it like it is an interstate and voila, they end up with tons and tons of tickets worth millions of dollars. >> reporter: now, i'm standing in front of that camera on branch avenue. i kind of have to leap out for you to be able to see me. you can't see the camera until you are right on top of it. this camera generated $3.5 million in the last fiscal year. whe
. at the crystal city sports pub, patrons had options. there are three bars on two floors and more tvs you can shake a stick at. >> we'll focus on the redskins at the beginning and then once they finish up, we'll put the nationals on the whole main floor. >> washington is a skins town that is dying for some meaningful baseball and now they've got it. >> absolutely. red all the way through. if i could do red,burg i didn't understand and gold, it would be t. >> it was actually a very difficult decision this morning trying to decide whether to wear my nationals jersey or the redskins jersey. i figured the nationals first playoff game, my first nationals game. >> what if you were at home? >> you need to have your remote control in your hand to do this. switch the channels as quickly as you possibly k. >> reporter: for rabid redskins fans, it was nerve wracking going in knowing that washington hadn't had a home win in seven straight games. plus the home team was going up against the undefeated falcons. we bumped into a falcons fan who just moved here from georgia and brought his falcons glass with
at our top stories. an elaborate plan to blow up the federal reserve building in new york city using 1,000 pounds of explosives. it has been stopped by federal agents and a suspect is now facing serious charges. federal agents say there was never any risk to the public because it was all part of a terrorism task force sting operation. the suspect, a 21-year-old bangladeshi man is now in federal custody. >>> former democratic governor time cain will face off against former republican governor george allen in their final debate. -- former democratic governor tim kaine will face off against former republican governor george allen in their final debate. the debate starts at 7:00. >>> fresh off the second presidential debate, republican nominee mitt romney rallied with supports in leesburg. >> reporter: governor mitt romney says, in their second debate, president obama, in his words, did not answer questions on stage tuesday night. but here in leesburg, the former governor was brought on stage by a former cast member of saturday night. on stage in leesburg, virginia, comedian dennis miller
. plus, a tragic crime in new york city. is there a link to the d.c. snuper kills from ten years ago? details of a chilling note that malvo left at the scene. time now is 4:48.  >>> a booed do found in new jersey appears to be that of a missing 12-year-old girl. autumn was ported missing from her home saturday night. clayton is in south jersey. that set up a large search over the last two days and the body was discovered in a recycling container late last night. an autopsy to confirm the identity of the body will be performed today. >>> also this morning a note left underneath the body of a murdered pregnant new york woman makes an eerie connection to the d.c. area. the note says more pregnant women will die unless malvo is released from prison. the woman was found with her throat slashed inside her home. malvo is serving a life sentence for his role in the 2002 sniper shootings. he testified that he and john allen mohammed wanted to kill a pregnant woman. >>> lance armstrong's fall from grace has hit bottom with a texas insurance company demand he ret
the man accused of plotting to blow up the federal reserve building in new york city. investigators say he considered targeting president obama first but the family of the 21-year- old bangladeshi map insists on his innocence. they say he only came to the united states to study business in college. we are finding out he actually studied cybersecurity at southeast missouri state university. >>> a diabetes defense proves unsuccessful for a florida man charged with murder. a jury found kevin satterfield guilty in the death of his wife and pregnant daughter's boyfriend as well as shooting his daughter who survived with her baby. the defense claimed that high levels of blood sugar had prevented 591-year-old from knowing what he was doing. he was sentenced to three life terms without the possibility of parole. -- prevented the 59-year-old from knowing what he was doing. >>> documents have been released from the boy scouts on men who were kicked out of the organization for suspected sexual abuse. the perversion file as they're called detail some 1 1/200 cases of abuse spanning more than three dec
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